550 N WAYNE AVE, WAYNE, PA 19087 (MLS # PADE529114)
At the end of the long private driveway you will arrive at this imposing five bedroom TUSCAN VILLA which is reminiscent of the homes in Tuscany. The exterior walls, in shades of yellow ochre, and slate gray shutters frame the white wood French doors that surround the perimeter of the main level of this home.The exterior is accented with decorative ironwork on the Tuscan balconies and gates entering the courtyard,The Tuscan sun shines on the lovely Waterloo Gardens front landscape with a manicured hydrangea tree. Follow the formal hedge on the perimeter of the home and you will arrive at the stone terrace leading you down the formal stone staircase to the pond with a two tiered waterfall. Whatever the season may be you will see the serene property with autumn color, winter snow, or spring and summer gardens. Entering the antique wooden front double door, you will see the spacious interior with its high ceilings, arched doors, gracious old world detail, five fireplaces, beamed ceilings, exquisite millwork and french doorsinstead of first floor windows. The spacious first floor rooms include a center hall, living room with a beamed ceiling and stone fireplace, a family room with stone fireplace. On the other side of the center hall you will enter a reception room. Note the alabaster sink by Sherle Wagner in the formal powder room, and a guest bedroom suite and bath. In the rear of the center hall you will enter a formal dining room with a stone fireplace and views of the outdoor terrace and gardens. Enter into the kitchen, which the owners enlarged into a gourmet cooking area, with customRutt Cabinetry, marble and granite countertops, and a custom tile floor, reminiscent of the Old Worldcharming kitchens. A morning /breakfast room has views of the Tuscan courtyard, enclosed withwrought a iron gate and inviting seating and dining areas. A four car garage completes this level. Walk up the back staircase or the private courtyard entrance to arrive at a one bedroom apartmentthat is ideal for the Covid 19 living arrangements we face with need for more private space andworking areas. Enjoy the living room with gas fireplace, well appointed bedroom, two full bathrooms, a sunlit kitchen, a separate and a separate dining area, Possible rental opportunity or guest space for family use with the private entrance.Back in the main house, the second floor includes the master bedroom with a cornerlocation offering three areas of light coveted by architects. Two large walk in closets anda bathroom that has a wraparound vanity area, two sinks and a white marble soaking tub.At the upper center hall there is a library featuring a large desk with views of an Italian balconyon the opposite wall. Two more bedrooms and baths as well as a peaceful den area that alsoserves as a walkway to one of these bedrooms and bath.one The lower level, accessed from either the center hall or kitchen, has a spacious family roomcomplete with seating area, warming fireplace, and pool table. The six zone heating furnaceis part of the functional mechanics of this home in this lower level.Just one half mile from the TUSCAN VILLA, that includes 2.685 acres of ground, is in the popular andwell loved community of Wayne. Walk to the Septa Trains, Restaurants , Library, Banks andmany other retail areas. The Wayne educational system is well renowned and the community thriveswith people participating in all phases of community events. Whether you desire living in an Old World Residence brought to the living standards of this era,or you desire living in an effervescent location for your family to grow together, thishome will make you as proud as the current owners have been for 25+ years!
Property Type(s): Single Family
|Last Updated||10/9/2020||Tract||NONE AVAILABLE|
|Year Built||1927||Community||RADNOR TWP|
|School District||RADNOR TOWNSHIP|
|Jr. High School||RADNOR|
|APPLIANCES||Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Compactor, Cooktop - Down Draft, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator, Trash Compactor, Washer, Water Heater|
|BASEMENT||Combination, Heated, Interior Access, Other, Partially Finished, Yes|
|CONSTRUCTION||Block, Copper Plumbing|
|EXTERIOR||Extensive Hardscape, Water Falls|
|GARAGE||Asphalt Driveway, Circular Driveway, Paved Driveway, Paved Parking, Yes|
|HEAT||90% Forced Air|
|INTERIOR||2nd Kitchen, Additional Stairway, Attic, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Carpet, Cedar Closet(s), Combination Kitchen/Dining, Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Other, Primary Bath(s), Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), Window Treatments, Wood Floors|
|LOT DIMENSIONS||0.00 x 0.00|
|STYLE||Straight Thru, Traditional, Villa|
|UTILITIES||Cable TV,Electric Available,Natural Gas Available,Phone Connected|
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